Delta dedicates 757 to Mariano Rivera

Old Jul 12, 13, 10:20 am
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Delta dedicates 757 to Mariano Rivera

Saw on Facebook that Delta dedicated a 757 to #42 Mariano Rivera today. One of the greatest to play the game!

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Old Jul 12, 13, 10:23 am
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I've got a huge issue with this.

First, he's still playing.

Also, he is still able to use Jackie's number due to Jackie's being retired across baseball after Mo already had his. After Mo is done, the number remains Jackie's and will never be worn again. The fact that they painted it on the plane as Mo's number is bull****.
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Old Jul 12, 13, 10:31 am
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Originally Posted by mrredskin View Post
I've got a huge issue with this.

First, he's still playing.

Also, he is still able to use Jackie's number due to Jackie's being retired across baseball after Mo already had his. After Mo is done, the number remains Jackie's and will never be worn again. The fact that they painted it on the plane as Mo's number is bull****.
Guess it's time to switch to UA.
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Old Jul 12, 13, 10:43 am
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Meh...
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Old Jul 12, 13, 10:51 am
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No, don't switch. Send a message to Richard why your displeased with it. Who ever made the decision to do this, needs to know that there are people out there who don't agree with what was done. It may then prevent it from happening again with some other "Famous" persons.

I believe it was done due to Delta's strong commitment to the NY market, not to offend anyone, but it may have.
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Old Jul 12, 13, 10:53 am
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I love these "enhancements"
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Old Jul 12, 13, 11:02 am
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That is awful. So ugly. What will the Mets fans think of DL's NYC love?
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Old Jul 12, 13, 11:21 am
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Originally Posted by FlyDeltaJets87 View Post
...One of the greatest to play the game!
False.

He is a relief pitcher, for chrissakes.
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Old Jul 12, 13, 11:23 am
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Since he only came in for the short hops, shouldn't it be a CRJ?
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N709TW, in case anyone is wondering.
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Old Jul 12, 13, 2:00 pm
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Originally Posted by jtrue28 View Post
False.

He is a relief pitcher, for chrissakes.
are you serious?

there is no doubt he is one of the GOAT
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Old Jul 12, 13, 2:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Patrick C View Post
Since he only came in for the short hops, shouldn't it be a CRJ?

Got my laugh for the day
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Old Jul 12, 13, 2:31 pm
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Seems that some people do not understand marketing. Delta is the official airline of the Yankees and it's good PR for them with all the investments they are making in NYC. Not sure why anyone would be offended by this, Yankees fan, sports fan or not (I'm not a Yankees fan).

It's amazing that people will find just about anything to complain about.
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Old Jul 12, 13, 5:43 pm
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Originally Posted by jtrue28 View Post
False.

He is a relief pitcher, for chrissakes.
Yeah, he is very valuable player. He can't be staying at Yankees forever. It's time to move on. He have to go now.

http://www.newsday.com/sports/baseba...on-1.5674818#9

You want to see the pictures. Go for it!

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Old Jul 12, 13, 6:33 pm
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Originally Posted by jtrue28 View Post
False.

He is a relief pitcher, for chrissakes.
Or the best closer of all time
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